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Explore Luxury Living in Greece

Explore Luxury Living in Greece

Explore Luxury Living in Greece


Explore Luxury Living in Greece

Greece is a beautiful area for so many to visit as a tourist. However, if you’ve thought about moving to the area, you should take time to explore the area and see what your living options may be. While you can find a great home in one of the many local neighborhoods, you can also opt to have a home built on a plot of land that you have purchased. Samos Island is a popular place for so many to move and while choosing your home, it is important to visit the area first.

What Samos Island Offers 

Samos Island offers a lot to those visiting, as well as living in the area. In addition to the beautiful scenery and wavy beaches that surround you, the villas offered are exquisite. This can be enough for anyone to want to make Samos Islands their home for years to come.

The beaches are amazing and waking up to them every morning can really alter your mood. There are also many sightseeing destinations that are rich with history. Look at 6th century aqueducts at the Tunnel of Eupalinos or the sanctuary built for the goddess, Hera at the Heraion of Samos.

The Samos Wine Museum is open for tours, as well as tastings for those that want to enjoy traditional Greek wine. Kerkis is the extinct volcano in the area, but provides breathtaking views when hiking in the area. It is also the second highest peak in East Aegean.


Moving to Samos Island

Taking your belongings is something everyone will want to do when moving to Samos Island. It can cost anywhere from $800 to $2,000 to move your household items to the islands. Keep in mind that the less you bring, the less the cost will be. It can also take anywhere from 3 to 6 weeks for the items to arrive. You will need the following documents to ship items to Greece:

  • Passport
  • Residence Visa
  • Declaration of Goods
  • Detailed Inventory Form
  • Taxes and Customs Charges are Waived if Moving Permanently
  • Receipt from Shipping Company
  • Housing Contract
  • Bank Guarantee

Bring Your Vehicle Along

Though the island is not too big, you may want your vehicle for those longer distance drives around. Bringing your vehicle can be done through the help of a vehicle shipping company. It can cost between $1,300 to $3,700 (use the rate calculator on to get exact pricing). The price depends on the size of the vehicle and if you choose roll-on, roll-off or container services. It might also take up to 6 weeks to receive the vehicle. Your vehicle must also meet the emissions requirements set forth by Greece to gain entry. You must meet it at port at the designated time, with the following documents:

  • Passport
  • Residence Visa
  • Two Copies of the Title Notarized
  • Shipping Insurance Proof
  • International Driver’s License
  • Rent or Property Tax Receipts
  • Receipt from Shipping Company
  • Registration Certificate
  • W2’s or Past Tax Year’s Statements

When considering the move to Samos Island, keep this tip in mind; Work with a company that can not only provide you with an exceptional place to call home on the island, but one that can also offer pricing that suits your budget and works with you to ensure the home for sale is the one you have been dreaming of. Greece is a beautiful place to live and with a great population, many things to do and beautiful luxury homes to live in, it’s a country that you will feel at home in quickly.

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